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Fugazi’s Critique of War is Still as Eerily Relevant Today

    [Narrator] Welcome back to the protest music podcast today we’ll be diving into the world of punk….. The song of focus today tackles the issue of the American military mindset and the damage it causes to the individual… Continue Reading →

Third Listen- The Kill

Understanding how different texts influence the overall meaning of a song can be crucial. By discovering these texts in their own right, the information they bring defines an artist’s intent. The works surrounding Fugazi’s The Kill are no different. By… Continue Reading →

Second Listening Post- Lineage of Music

Killing In The Name Of (1992)→ The Kill (2001)  Fortunate Son (1969)–>The Kill (2001)  London Calling (1979)–> The Kill (2001)  The Kill (2001)–> B.Y.O.B (2005)    While every song listed above ties together an important lineage of anti-war music, perhaps… Continue Reading →

First Listen- “The Kill”

On October 1st, 2001 Fugazi dropped their last project The Argument, before going on an indefinite Hiatus in 2003. During the recording of the project, the United States was going through political turmoil both in-house and throughout the Middle East…. Continue Reading →

Proposal Fall 2023

  The first song I’d like to propose is The Kill by Fugazi. I chose this song because I appreciate Fugazi’s music as a band, and I figured their messages of society remain relevant today 20 years later. I think… Continue Reading →

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